Segments in this Video

Environmental Engineers: Main Duties and Responsibilities (01:02)


Kevin Davis' job is to investigate areas of contamination and develop solutions for cleanup.

Environmental Engineers: Career Beginnings (01:35)

Though Davis' degree is in chemical engineering, he accepted a consulting job which led him to his current job in civil engineering.

Environmental Engineers: Keys for Success (01:42)

A passion for learning and a desire to build relationships are important for success in this industry.

Environmental Engineers: Education and Certification Requirements (01:46)

Davis discusses his credentials and state licensing criteria. Hear options for continuing education hours.

Environmental Engineers: Workplace Atmosphere (01:44)

Davis spends most of his time on a job site gathering information. The amount of travel depends on the company you work for. His typical work week is over 40 hours.

Environmental Engineers: Advice for Aspiring Pros (01:46)

Take advantage of mentoring and learn everything you can to build your skill sets. Choose between management and the business side of the industry.

Environmental Engineers: A Day on the Job (02:11)

Davis explains how he organizes his work day and discusses a typical project involving a food processing plant in New Jersey.

Environmental Engineers: Industry Goals and Services (00:50)

The goal is to solve a problem for the client—which varies depending on the situation.

Environmental Engineers: Industry Challenges (01:48)

Davis discusses the lack of young people coming into the industry and ever-changing government regulations. While administrations reduce standards, technological advances enable cleaner standards.

Environmental Engineers: Looking at the Future (02:06)

The industry will continue to grow due to outdated construction materials and the need for improved water and air quality. Davis believes other countries will begin applying the technology created in the U.S.

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Environmental Engineers—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be an Environmental Engineer? In this Career Q&A video interview, Kevin Davis talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success in environmental engineering. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 17 minutes

Item#: BVL141141

ISBN: 978-1-64023-791-9

Copyright date: ©2017

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